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Freedoms vanishing?

October 18, 2013

Are the USA freedoms going away? Although we still have freedom of speech, little by little our freedoms are becoming broken....

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mikekerstetter

Oct-20-13 11:49 AM

John, where've ya been?

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Fredzz

Oct-20-13 8:37 AM

John,

Never is a very very long time..!

That said...

Well it took nearly a hundred years to get this bad and likely will take another hundred years to un-do the mess we are in...!

Times a wasting John.... Are you going to HELP or be an Obstructionist..??

I wonder what our Great Grandchildren will think of our Generation if we take your stand of "Can't do" because its too late....??

They certainly won't see us as Heroes...!!

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JohnHilfirty

Oct-20-13 2:16 AM

And on topic with term limits:

While it is true that most legitimate polls do show that about 68-70% of voters (Faux Noise - 78%)do favor term limits for both houses of Congress, factual records show that about 90% of incumbents get re-elected to Congress in most recent elections!

And amending the Constitution (required to impose term limits) can take many years or even decades.

That would be without factoring in the BILLION$ that Koch Industries et al would invest in opposing term limits.

Hmmmmmmmmmmmm.... safe bet: It'll never happen!

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JohnHilfirty

Oct-20-13 1:39 AM

Ida, Ida, Ida.... Still at it, I see.

An explanatory note: Ida is Tioga County's Michelle Bachmann - just as USABorn is Lycoming County's Sarah Palin, except in both cases the lesser knowns are also fighting dementia and senility in addition to the obvious!

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max4ever

Oct-19-13 11:24 PM

Wow, I've been staying away from the "Letters" section for a couple of months, but I see Shaman is now even more unstable than before! His cut & paste posts followed by complete nonsense are a waste of time to even read! He is so obsessed with the "black" thing! He is in complete denial of his leader and the minions who follow him. This man is the perfect candidate for a mental institution!

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Scott36

Oct-19-13 10:03 PM

Should we vote them back in so they'll return all the stuff they stole from White House the first time around?-tinfoil2

A lot of times your posts remind me of a quote from one of the Repub's. "better" choices to represent them. Here goes--A mind is a terrible thing to lose.

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Fredzz

Oct-19-13 8:03 PM

Capricorn1,

Our current leader's will not let term limits ever see the light of day.... So, the only hope I can think of would be to remove the current Leaders first.

Every Term for as long as it takes to elect a [ for the people leadership. ]

That's the only "term limit" we the people can control.

At least for now..!

But..... Money is a very powerful adversary ...

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Capricorn1

Oct-19-13 2:26 PM

Getting rid of the career Party leaders would be a good Start. -Fred

Fred, actually my statement of voting out all incumbents was an NSA tactic of sweeping up all to get rid of a few. LoL I agree with your statement but I think it's reach to expect voters to vote out their guy that has been in office for decades. That's why I'm a strong advocate for term limits, for the exact reasons you list.

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gavinf56

Oct-19-13 1:30 PM

"Rumors starting to circulate that Sebelius is going to be the fall person for the ACA rollout problems.

Wait and see." - gavinf56

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LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You T-Baggers can be SUCH amateurs, when attempting to start rumors!!

You should leave that job to Annie "Bones" Coulter. She makes-up crap, all-the-TIME!!!

LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!" - MrShaman

LOL, now Chuck Todd is just making stuff up. Who would have guessed.

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Fredzz

Oct-19-13 1:07 PM

"" clean house by voting out every incumbent and starting over.""

Close but not quite...

Personally I don't think every member wants to be Corrupt...!

The system is rigged so as to allow the Party LEADERS to control all other members.

Play along with the leaders [like it or not] or accomplish nothing and go home a disgrace.

Getting rid of the career Party leaders would be a good Start.

This way.... Maybe the Rank & File might be able to root out the Corruption.

Just me thinking out-loud with my finger tips way to close to the Keyboard...

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BornHere

Oct-19-13 12:55 PM

MrShaman is on a roll!!!

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MrShaman

Oct-19-13 12:17 PM

CMReeder-"Way to go Mike spoken like a true lunatic."

Pure projection on your part, Chuck. At one time, not so long ago, you were capable of intelligent and thoughtful debate. Like someone flipping a light switch, you turned into a loon and the lefts leading local raving lunatic." - mikekerstetter

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I've been DOWN-GRADED??!!!!

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MrShaman

Oct-19-13 12:15 PM

Actually, Rick, the minority party has a few tools they can use." - Ritty77

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Hmmmmmmmm...which, OTHER, "tools", besides Rand Paul & Ted Cruz???????

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MrShaman

Oct-19-13 12:11 PM

"Good letter, Ida. Thanks to people like you the historic 2010 Tea Party assent to power is still putting at least a slowdown on the Obama agenda."

And that my friends is what I have been waiting to here. They have no agenda but to destroy Obama. Well that didn't work. Looks like a demorcrate president for at least 8 more years. Thank you tea party, thank you." - rick424

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At the present-RATE...I'm hoping the President leaves SOMETHING (for the Clintons' 3rd & 4th Terms) to do!!!!!

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MrShaman

Oct-19-13 12:08 PM

MrShaman-'Of course, they do...for everyone-ELSE'S Reps.'

Probably the first time we agreed." - mikekerstetter

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I thought the same thing Mike. Actually the first time I hit the agree/disagree button in a long time." - gavinf56

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Not a prob!! I've always had faith that you (two) would eventually "deny yourselves" & "follow me"!!!

LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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MrShaman

Oct-19-13 12:00 PM

Rumors starting to circulate that Sebelius is going to be the fall person for the ACA rollout problems.

Wait and see." - gavinf56

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LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You T-Baggers can be SUCH amateurs, when attempting to start rumors!!

You should leave that job to Annie "Bones" Coulter. She makes-up crap, all-the-TIME!!!

LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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MrShaman

Oct-19-13 11:55 AM

"The Obamacare website debacle is the perfect example of how gov't is incompetent and unaccountable to anyone." - eriklatranyi

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Try, again, Skippy...your youth & inexperience are showing.

The website-issues are a PERFECT example of business-management screw-ups; i.e. some software-development manager was in TOO-much a big hurry of "making schedule"...and, "turned" a beta-version "loose", prematurely.

Chances are...the folks/managers who'd AGREED to the release-date...never (really) asked for input from their development-staff...beforehand. This is one MORE example of the management-"expertise" that drove our manufacturing-base into a ditch.

You NASCAR-fans wouldn't understand.

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MrShaman

Oct-19-13 11:44 AM

"There is a war on Christianity not only nationally, but world wide." - rmiller

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I can't help, but think...NO one's (probably) more-appreciative, of that, than the World's Jewish-population. They've had to "carry" that "ball", for much-too-long, anyhow.

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MrShaman

Oct-19-13 11:38 AM

"...MUCH like those folks in the Middle East...and, we've seen how "well" THAT'S worked-out, when theocratistas are cracking-the-whip!!!!"

My God, and I suspect others here too, is not the god of the ME." - rmiller

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I'll be darned. All-this-time, I'd always assumed Christians were monotheists.

Ya' learn something, new, ever day!!

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MrShaman

Oct-19-13 11:29 AM

...Unless, of course, you're already covered...typically, by your employer.-MrShaman

I don't know about you but I have not had insurance from an employer for a a very long time. Once they figured out how not to pay they did not. The companies could allow you to be in a group plan but you had to pay the whole premium amount." - hopeforfuture

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Whew!!! I'd be really-anxious to see who (it was) that got the tax (write-off) benefits, outta that system!!

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MrShaman

Oct-19-13 11:18 AM

"As for me, I will keep praying and working that this type of a dictatorial government will never take hold in this, the greatest, freest, nation in the world."

Good letter, Ida. Thanks to people like you the historic 2010 Tea Party assent to power is still putting at least a slowdown on the Obama agenda." - Ritty77

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Yeah...well...your iconic "job-creators" have different plans.

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See:

Republican Civil War Erupts: Business Groups v. Tea Party

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MrShaman

Oct-19-13 11:12 AM

"If you meant Black-people, you could have said so" MrShaman

No, Jack, I meant you, and scum like you." - Francine

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Sorry. Neither I...nor my fellow-"scum"...that I'M aware-of...receive any federal-funds.

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BornHere

Oct-19-13 10:00 AM

Freedoms vanishing?

Native Americans have had their freedoms vanishing for centuries, which most people choose to ignore.

See:

It is time to Recognize the National Sovereignty and Human Rights of Native Indians.

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mikekerstetter

Oct-19-13 6:04 AM

CMReeder-"Way to go Mike spoken like a true lunatic."

Pure projection on your part, Chuck. At one time, not so long ago, you were capable of intelligent and thoughtful debate. Like someone flipping a light switch, you turned into a loon and the lefts leading local raving lunatic.

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CMReeder

Oct-19-13 1:24 AM

Way to go Mike spoken like a true lunatic.

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